6 Of The Best Waistline-Friendly Cereals To Eat For Breakfast Right Now
“These cereals are all a great source of soluble and insoluble fibre and B-vitamins — and are lower in both sodium and added sugar with very little unhealthy fat. They are not overly heavy in kilojoules and will provide nutritious energy to kick-start your day,” says dietician Celeste Naudé.
All of these cereals are vegan and can be served with milk, nut milk, yoghurt for extra protein and calcium, or simply serve the oats and porridge with water.
1/ Herbivore Super Cereal in Vanilla Almond
This cereal contains the full spectrum of essential amino acids. The activated ingredients are bioavailable to enable quick absorption and long-lasting energy… so no 3 p.m. crash for you! Plus, we know we ‘shouldn’t judge a book by its cover’ but the packaging is SUPER cute! This cereal comes in two other equally delicious flavours: Coconut Cocoa and Fig & Cinnamon.
2/ Doves Farm Organic Fibre Flakes Cereal
These organic flakes are the perfect quick start for those looking for a high-fibre breakfast while following a gluten-free and low-fat diet. They’re made from organic rice and maize but do contain a bit of sugar — FYI.
3/ Rude Health Honey Puffed Oats
This naturally sweet and delicious puffed cereal from Rude Health contains just two ingredients; gluten-free wholegrain oats drizzled with golden honey.
4/ Wazoogles Supernatural Oats in Salted Caramel & Mulberries
These are a true superfood sensation! The sticky, sweet date caramel is delicious and you’ll feel like you’re eating a real treat for breakfast. These oats are packed with vegan protein and more than eight superfoods. The supernatural oats come in five other flavour variant and you’ll be hard-pressed to pick a favourite.
5/ Nature’s Choice Gluten-Free Rolled Oats
Want to keep it simple? These rolled oats are high in fibre, vitamins and minerals as well as other essential building blocks for a healthy body and mind. You can use them in your own homemade gluten-free muesli, granola, cookies… even waffles! Add toppings like banana, raw nuts, chia seeds, nut butter, honey or cacao nibs to boost your brekkie.
6/ Good Life Organic Overnight Oats in Apple & Cashew
This is a quick, convenient and delicious breakfast that you can prep the night before and it’s packed with all the good stuff: Rolled oats, chopped dates, dried apple pieces, coconut flakes, chia seeds, cashew nuts, raisins, cinnamon powder and ginger powder. YUM!